Shirley “Gowens” Peeler Slaughter, 72, of Adairsville, Georgia went to be with her Lord and Savior of Monday, May 8, 2023 in Cave Spring Manor.
She was born in Calhoun, Georgia on February 9, 1951, the daughter of the late Ellis Andrew Gowens and Helen Ruth Dupree Gowens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband and the father of her children, Ernest Carl Peeler Sr and her second husband, Lloyd Clayton Slaughter Jr.
Shirley was a graduate of Calhoun High School and owned and operated Shirley’s Alterations and Drapery prior to retirement. She was a member of Calhoun Community Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Carmen Peeler; son, Carl Peeler; sisters, Terresa Harris, and Sheila Hunt-Ellington; brother, Maurice Gowens and his wife Martha; grandchildren, Candice Peeler, Kilian Chapman, and Trinity Chapman along with a host of other relatives.
Funeral services for Shirley “Gowens” Peeler Slaughter will be held Friday, May 12th at 11:00 AM from Calhoun Community Church with Pastor, Jerry Rice officiating. Interment will follow in Fain Cemetery. Pallbearers serving will include, Kilian Chapman, Cody Mills, Justin Johnson, Joel Dupree and Ryan Swably.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 11th at Calhoun Community Church between the hours of 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM.
The Brannon family and staff are honored to serve the family of Shirley “Gowens” Peeler Slaughter….